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NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NFL players.

2018 Base Rankings

Player base
1

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$22,500,000
2

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$17,143,000

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
$17,143,000
4

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$15,500,000
5

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$15,000,000
6

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$14,750,000
7

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$14,500,000
8

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$14,000,000
9

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,700,000
10

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$13,500,000
11

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$13,300,000
12

A.J. Bouye

Cornerback
$13,000,000

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$13,000,000
14

Olivier Vernon

Outside Linebacker
$12,750,000
15

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$12,500,000

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle
$12,500,000

Chandler Jones

Defensive End
$12,500,000
18

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$12,306,000

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$12,306,000
20

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$12,250,000
21

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$12,000,000
25

LaMarcus Joyner

Free Safety
$11,287,000
26

Melvin Ingram

Defensive End
$11,250,000

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$11,250,000
28

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$11,150,000
29

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$11,000,000

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
35

Jamie Collins

Outside Linebacker
$10,650,000
36

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$10,600,000
37

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,550,000
38

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$10,500,000
39

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,400,000

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$10,400,000
41

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$10,333,301
42

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$10,200,000
43

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$10,000,000

Kevin Zeitler

Guard
$10,000,000

Logan Ryan

Cornerback
$10,000,000

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,000,000

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$10,000,000
49

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,925,000
50

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$9,850,000
51

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$9,700,000
52

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$9,500,000
53

Ja'Wuan James

Right Tackle
$9,341,000
54

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,250,000
55

Riley Reiff

Left Tackle
$9,100,000
56

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$9,000,000

Robert Alford

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Brandon Linder

Center
$9,000,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000
61

Eric Berry

Strong Safety
$8,900,000
62

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$8,750,000
63

Dee Ford

Outside Linebacker
$8,718,000

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$8,718,000

Deone Bucannon

Outside Linebacker
$8,718,000
66

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$8,650,000
67

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
68

Bradley Roby

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Jason Verrett

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Darqueze Dennard

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Jimmie Ward

Free Safety
$8,526,000
72

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Alex Mack

Center
$8,500,000
75

Mike Evans

Wide Receiver
$8,258,000
76

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Jordan Reed

Tight End
$8,250,000
79

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,050,000
80

Case Keenum

Quarterback
$8,000,000

Derek Wolfe

Defensive End
$8,000,000

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$8,000,000

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$8,000,000

T.J. Lang

Guard
$8,000,000

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000

Kelvin Beachum

Left Tackle
$8,000,000
87

Kenny Stills

Wide Receiver
$7,975,000
88

Andre Branch

Defensive End
$7,900,000
89

Kiko Alonso

Outside Linebacker
$7,875,000
90

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$7,650,000

Ron Leary

Guard
$7,650,000
92

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$7,500,000

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$7,500,000
94

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$7,494,118
95

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$7,400,000

Derek Carr

Quarterback
$7,400,000
97

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$7,250,000
98

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$7,200,000
99

Brandon Graham

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Jabaal Sheard

Defensive End
$7,000,000